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Posts tagged “ghost in a bottle”

An Inkling Of Adventure: Octopus City Blues Demo

Octopus City Blues is an adventure game set in a city built around a giant octopus. So far, so weird. The player character sounds about as odd as the setting, as well as containing an apparent nod to fans of the Franz in his name - "Assume the role of Kaf Kafkaryan, a cowardly middle-aged octopus blood junkie and tentacle trimmer". Plagued by strange dreams,…

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(S)Quids In: Octopus City Blues Kickstarter

I love cities, and I moved to London to experience life as part of tapestry of the giant, throbbing organism of England's capital. The city in this open-world 2D adventure game Octopus City Blues is an incredibly literal interpretation of the language people use to describe cities, with the surreal setting of this city's foundations being a fricking octopus. A living, breathing, sucking city: its…

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Four Legs Good, Eight Legs Better: Octopus City Blues

Over at Indiestatik, Chris Priestman draws attention to Octopus City Blues, which isn't a difficult task. The name attracts eyes like a flare in the night and then there are the screenshots, of a weird retro RPG set in the cities and settlements that have been built on the back of a giant octopus. A sort of Lovecraftian Discworld perhaps? The game is heading toward…

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